Informant for OS X/iOS Status Update

I am excited to talk a bit about what we have been working on over the last few months. I know we’ve be very quiet especially on Informant for OS X and so I want to get my head up, take a breath, look around and share with you what’s going on.About a month...

Finishing touches on 4.81

To be honest, Pocket Informant 4.80 took up a lot more of my time than I expected. I originally expected 4.8 to be a small 4.7x bug-fix to make sure that Informant ran well on iOS 9. As time went on, I found that even though the programming interfaces in iOS 9...

What does the Inbox say?

We have recently soft-released Desktop Informant Milestone 6 and with that came a change to how Inbox works that is also coming to Pocket Informant on iOS in version 4.8. This change reverts a behavior to that which we originally had, and that which we believe is...

Watch Informant coming soon!

We are about near the end of our beta testing of Watch Informant – and its an exciting time! This sunday I fly to San Francisco and sit in line for 10 hours to get into the Apple Keynote (I know I don’t have to – but I really enjoy meeting other...
Embracing Digital

Embracing Digital

I have always grown up with the idea of using an analog timepiece is far preferable to the digital. Aesthetically I have always preferred the analog: I love the round physicality of space that shows where I am in the day; the beautiful type of the numbers; the smooth...

Designing for pixel space

One of the most difficult aspects of user interface design is figuring out how much content to put on the screen. There’s a balance between showing enough useful at-a-glance information versus white space to make it more aesthetically pleasing and easier to...

My Apple Watch

Straight up – I’m not a watch guy. I gave up watches over twenty years ago when I got my first PDA – the Newton. I love the idea of watches and I love the design and aesthetics of watches and clocks in general. I love wall clocks, grandfather clocks,...